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    February 15, 2013
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weather. >> sunshine in northwest washington. >> take it out. >> talking about the possibility of rain late this afternoon and perhaps will transition over to snow later tonight. we got everything. temperatures in the 50s in a couple of short hours. here is your satellite radar, sunshine next couple of hours. clouds move in before long, and later this afternoon 5:00, 6:00 tonight we'll see rain showers moving in from the west. again, behind this front there's cold air. little area of low pressure rides along that and will wrap in the cold air behind this system and again, we could see parts of the area transitioning from rain to snow, 9:00, 10:00 tonight. could be light accumulations by tomorrow morning. here's your forecast for your friday. believe it or not, highs in the low to mid-50s. today will fool you for what's coming later tonight and more details on that in a minute. 51 in leonardtown. thank you very much. >> thanks, tucker.
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a scary but spectacular sight above russia, as the sky begins to fall literally. this is amateur video taken of a meteor on a collision course with earth. at least 500 people, we're hearing numbers that are higher than that, but at least 500 people were hurt when the huge chunk of space rock crashed into a remote region over russia. >> wisdom martin joins us from the newsroom with more of that spectacular video and the damage left behind. i know some of this story is now fluid, wisdom. >> you're right. scientists estimate the meteor that fell weighed about 10 tons, and struck at super sonic speeds. >> this is more video taken as the meteor broke apart in the atmosphere, leaving behind a
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trail of smoke and that sonic boom. military spokesman says 20-foot wide crater was found where some of the fragments hit. explosions like the one that you just heard shattered glass across the region and authorities say that's what caused so many injuries. hospitals were flooded with people all morning long. most people suffered minor cuts and scrapes. but at least 43 had to be hospitalized. it prompted a quick response from russian political figures. the prime minister speaking at an economic forum said the meteor shows the whole planet is vulnerable. tony? wisdom, thank you very much. astronomers say that meteor strike is unrelated to a close call from a 150-foot astroid that will buzz by earth later today. it will miss our planet by only 17,000 miles, but it's closer than many communication and weather satellites. experts say if a rock that size
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were to make impact with the earth, it would wipe out 750 square miles. to another big story we are following. relief in alabama as thousands of cruise ship passengers reunited with family members and can enjoy the first hot shower in days. imagine that. they were stranded on board a carnival cruise ship for nearly a week in what some describe as nightmarish conditions. sherri ly is live in the newsroom with the latest now. good morning. >> good morning, allison. now passengers from the triumph are in hotels or on buses headed home, relieved to be off the crippled cruise ship. they'll get a full refund and $500, but for many people, that's hardly enough to make up for enduring such a horrific ordeal. the triumph's horn blasted loudly as four tug boats pulled the ship to shore. sounds of cheering passengers and family members filled the night air, celebrating as the
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ship docked in mobile, alabama. more than 4,000 people delighted to reach dry land after being stuck on the ship with no power since sunday. >> i'm not angry, i'm so happy to be home really. >> reporter: some say the conditions were so bad, many took their mattresses out of the rooms and slept on the open deck. >> cabins flooded. ankle deep in sewage. it was a mess. everybody was, you know, using buckets to do what they had to do. >> absolutely horrible, having to smell other people's, the urine, the feces. >> reporter: despite the ordeal, many are relieved it's over. >> how does it feel? >> wonderful, i have a cold diet coke in my hand. best part is seeing my valentine. >> uh-huh, it's valentine's day with hot mama hair. >> reporter: carnival says it's doing all it can to get the passengers back home safely, providing hotels, bus services and charter plane flights. they have also issued an apology. >> i know the conditions on board were very poor. i know it was very difficult.
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and i want to apologize again for subjecting our guests to that. we pride ourselves in providing our guests with a great vacation experience, and clearly we failed in this particular case. >> it's good to see some of those people making the best of a bad situation. the ship does remain in the port in mobile, alabama. it will be taken to a ship yard for an assessment. the national transportation safety board has opened an investigation and dozens of planned cruises aboard the triumph canceled. as you can imagine, it will likely be out of service for a while. allison? >> yes, it needs to be thoroughly checked out. thank you. turning now to serious news, in south africa prosecutors say they'll pursue a premeditated murder charge against oscar pistorius. so far, they haven't explained why. the olympic sprinter learned of the charge during his first court appearance today, where
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he openly wept. the 26-year-old will be held in a police station. yesterday authorities found his model girlfriend, reeva steenkamp, dead inside pistorius' home. she had been shot four times in the head and the arm. a 9-millimeter gun was also found at the scene. he made history last summer by becoming the first double amputee competing in the olympics games. authorities say the charred body found in the cabin is that of christopher dorner. dorner was identified by his dental records. authorities say he killed four people while on the run in retaliation for being fired from the l.a.p.d. making headlines close to home, the search is on for a killer after alexandria police ruled the death of a 94-year- old man a homicide.
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he was found dead inside his holly street home on wednesday in what appeared to have been a violent attack. no arrests in this case yet. police have arrested a woman for robbing the home last november. in capital heights, family and friends gathered to remember a 71-year-old disabled woman found murdered in her home on saturday. gerladine mcintyre was known as a friendly woman. police have been combing the community, looking for leads in the case. we should soon learn more about the recent sealed hearings in the chandra levy murder case. after two and a half hours of sealed hearings yesterday, the judge said partial transcripts with some redactions will be made available in the next week.
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senate republicans delay a confirmation vote for president obama's choice to head the pentagon. but the confirmation of chuck hagel is still expected to go through. senate republicans say they need to know more about hagel, but they are also insisting that the white house come clean on the u.s. consulate attack in benghazi in september. with evidence mounting, they say the president was disengaged. the president says all questions have been answered. >> this white house has stone walled, delayed and denied. nothing could be further from the truth about us not running out of questions. what is true is he won't answer any. >> it's shocking that my republican colleagues would leave the nation without a secretary of defense with all the things we have going on in the world, including a war. >> hagel's nomination is expected to eventually get through. republicans say they will not block an up or down vote after they get back from vacation in 10 days.
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today president obama heads to chicago to continue pushing economic reforms he laid out in his state of the union address earlier this week. before he leaves the white house, the president will honor 18 americans with the presidential citizens medal. that is the second highest civilian honor. six of the medals will be given to the adults killed in the newtown, connecticut school shooting. of the 12 living, several are from our area. ma korea gomez founded mary -- maria gomez founded mary's service to serve underserviced communities. janice jackson of baltimore is the creator and program director of women embracing abilities now. the nonprofit mentors women and young ladies having, who have varying degrees of disabilities.
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and a world war ii veteran. we say congratulations to all of them. president obama keeps a busy schedule, we know that. even the commander-in-chief owes his wife a date on valentine's day. >> ahead at 9:00, how the first couple celebrated. >> first, live to the sunshine state, i can't even say it, but the sunshine state, where the washington nationals will take the field for spring. 9:10. we'll be right back. okay, i need a better pizza. one made with only real cheese. and dough that rises naturally. with no chemical leaveners. a pizza with premium meats. and sauce made from only real tomatoes. a pizza my family will love.
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for today's sports breakfast we are heading to florida. >> it's where spring training is underway for the washington nationals. dave ross is here. >> where you been, dave?
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>> i know, late start. it's such a big deal, that i had to show up here and scott smith is down in florida right now as we speak. scott, how good does it feel knowing you're covering the reigning division champions? >> reporter: good morning. it's fantastic. here in the sunshine state we've yet to see the sunshine. been raining since we got here. hopefully the clouds break today and we'll get back to action and maybe bring out the shorts. we are privileged to welcome in one of the fine relievers, tyler clippard. how has it been? couple of days here in florida already, and getting to work as defending nl east champs. >> been fun. good to see the guys again. offseason you go your respective ways and get ready to prepare for the season. always good to come back, see
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the guys and get the juices going on. >> reporter: you and drew storen taking off to london? >> yeah, we decided to get away for a little bit after the long season. something i wanted to do for a long time. go see what europe was all about. we got to see a soccer game over there, which was -- >> reporter: they get a little crazy. >> yeah. experience in itself. but, you know, it was a fun trip. >> reporter: you are, you were at least, roommates with drew last year. were there words said between you guys? >> we were consoling each other. it was a tough loss. not the way you wanted the season to end. but we were all in it together. obviously he was out there for the last little bit. but, you know, a long season. lot of winning to get to that point. it was kind of devastating for everyone. >> reporter: tough way to end.
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but let's not forget all you were able to accomplish. talk about the expectations. i know davey johnson has put out there, world series or bust. >> i think we're fired up regardless of anything else. we don't need more motivation in what happened last year and to have that kind of ripped away from us a little bit. we want to get to the promised land, obviously. we had a little taste of what the postseason was all about, and so we're excited to kind of take that next step this year. >> reporter: also you welcome in a new closer, soriano. you talk about this stacked bullpen. >> we're excited about what we got down there. we were pretty good last year and we're going to be even better this year. so we're excited. our whole team from top to bottom is pretty special and we realize that. it's a long season, so we kind of keep our nose down and keep
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working hard, because it's a long season. but we're excited about it. >> reporter: we should mention, happy birthday. turned what 28 # yesterday? >> yeah, 28. >> reporter: went out to the dinner with the guys? >> yeah, kept things simple. >> reporter: good stuff, man. best of luck out there the rest of spring. tyler clippard, everybody. they'll have a practice coming up at 10:00 you get going? >> yeah. >> reporter: very good. dave, there you have it. a sample of what's going on here this week. guys getting to work, day two of workouts and the players, the position players will be reporting today as well. >> scott, let me ask you this, because i know you got down there yesterday, and the report is bryce harper is not just better, but bigger. can you talk about the weight gain of one bryce harper? >> reporter: well, you know, young guy, 20 years old. able to pack on that muscle weight that you and i both long to do. >> yes. >> reporter: what he's able to do in four months, packed on 10 to 15-pound of muscle, dave. he's a big man now.
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he's grown up. but yes, all muscle and he says he expects maybe to trim down to about 220, so a lot of that will be shed through cardio and what not. yes, he and strasburg who gained about 10 pounds of solid muscle. both guys talking about maturing in the offseason and establishing a lot more dense muscle mass. >> that's what i do, too, scott, i like to trim down to 220 before the show every year. one last question, you talk about this town, and we throw around 100 wins like it's no big deal. the expectation level for this team, that's still a gaudy number to reach each and every year. do you sense these guys have any of that pressure, like all of a sudden the target is now on them? >> reporter: well, they all talk about having the target on their back, but i think they almost enjoy it. i think they like what davey johnson throws out there, world series or bust scenario. they feed off that confidence
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that comes down from the manager and everybody's got it. why wouldn't they postthat number? 98wins last year. expect to be better this year. moved werth to right, and harper over to left. they add soriano to that bullpen. unstoppable 7-8-9 combo. so i think that that's a reasonable expectation and they're looking forward to, and it's better to have these type of expectations that seem to be somewhat unrealistic than maybe the alternate. >> scott smith, get flip flops, and we'll see you all weekend long here on fox 5. this is what we're talking about, expectation levels through the roof, and they don't mind it. >> yeah. which is good. >> not a bad way to be. >> you make a good point, and i was saying it's not easy to do. >> no. >> it's not a given that it's going to happen.
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>> we've never done it. >> we hope. >> and all of a sudden, we're going to win 100 games. >> i like it. see the prize and go for it. >> i don't know what the big deal is about harper, i put on 20 pounds. >> are you going to hit homeruns, though? >> no. it's 9:20. just about 9:20 on this friday morning. how to make your relationship with god stronger without sacrificing the one that you have built with your boyfriend. what is this about? that's my question. i'm tackling that tough topic of sex and religion. >> wow. >> in today's ask allison. i'm doing it! >> wow. all right. plus, virginia's newest multimillionaires say they won't let wealth change them, except for one bigupgrade. first, good morning holly. >> reporter: there she is,
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princess tiana on the ice. some of the many disney characters that are in town now for disney on ice treasure trove at the verizon center where we are live and coming up live we're going to get a behind the scenes look at how they bring this all together so they can deliver the magic to you and your family. stay with us for that. >> can't wait, holly. check it out. 9:21now before we take you to break. beyonce fans, tickets to her july 30th d.c. show go on sale in about 40 minutes or so. tony! >> i'm already trying. i'm already trying. >> act fast, tony. all of you, too. tickets to the first show sold out in less than a minute when they went on sale monday. >> come on, pick up. >> we're not going, folks. be right back. 
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a fredericksburg man and his wife were likely smiling through their 80-mile commute to work this morning. >> just a few more trips and they will never have to do it again. dave honeywell has cashed in his winning power ball ticket for $217 million. yep. he purchased the ticket at richmond international airport super bowl sunday. it was a tense flight back home after he realized he had the winning numbers. >> minneapolis i actually found this you put on your arm. i typed my long sleeves or whatever, and put the ticket in there. but i kept checking it on the way home. it's got to be there. >> dave and his wife are federal workers. we love that, too. he says he'll retire in about a month and a half after he wraps up some projects at work, which is really -- >> good for him. >> wonderful. he's not just leaving folks high and dry.
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she plans to retire in the next two weeks. but the plan is to build a nice big home that they can just retire in. >> fantastic. wish them the best. >> i love it. >> that's great. don't get me wrong, i wish it was me. >> of course, me too. >> but i love it for you guys. still ahead in our next half hour, we are solving some musical mysteries with a little help from one of the world's most famous great danes. >> and the crew, right? we're going to check in with fred, daphne, velma, shaggy and of course, scooby doo himself. my throat really hurts. we'll be right back. some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will.
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some things won't last 25 years. how do you make your family vacation this epic? ah! woof! some things will. after a quick trip to georgia to talk pre-k education, which was very cute, i don't know if you've seen it, him talking to the kids, president obama flew back to
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washington, d.c. for a valentine's day dinner. the first couple dined at the minibar. the president jerked earlier this the day that getting flowers is easier with a rose garden outside the door. that's funny. very good. one of the kids apparently asked him -- >> serious crowd there. could be a tough room. >> asked him when he came in if he was their substitute teacher. >> no, i know him. that's funny. >> looks familiar. >> really cute. >> how are you? all right. doing fine. sunshine north of washington, looking good now. should be a good looking day. clouds roll in and then changes. >> five hours before our event? >> well, again, it's going to be rain later this afternoon. >> talking about the astroid. >> oh, the astroid. >> it will be fine. you're nervous. >> i am nervous.
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>> more on the astroid coming up. do you know how many astroids planet earth has survived along the way? >> that's what i've heard everybody say. >> the dinosaurs didn't survive one of them. >> that was like one out of many, tony. might have been millions. 37 manassas. 39 in frederick. highs in the low to mid-50s. nice start. clouds will be moving in. not astroids landing later today. this is all weather. nice and quiet. clear skies out there for the time being. this frontal system will move in shortly, and will bring clouds by the noon hour and rain showers late this afternoon. here's the deal with this front, lot of cold air behind it and little area of low pressure will develop along it later this afternoon and tonight. that will kind of help enhance some of the precipitation as it moves through the mid-atlantic. we're thinking we'll get the rain showers for a couple of hours and a transition for parts of the area. remember a couple of nights ago when we did a transition from
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rain to snow? a couple of nights ago, washington points north, perhaps north and west here could get light accumulation later tonight. keep that in mind. if you'll be out after 9:00, 10:00 tonight, there could be snow flying here during the late night hours. futurecast, here come the rain showers, 8:00 tonight rain showers moving in. snow off to the west. we'll see if the snow develops later tonight for parts of the area to the north. again, yet to be determined how much we're going to get. tomorrow, this front will hang up to our east. indications another area of low pressure developing to our south and east. how close will that track to the washington area? we don't know yet. we do know we'll have clouds around tomorrow and the possibility of snow for parts of the region. i think best chance will be east of the bay. got to watch that track carefully, see where that develops during the day tomorrow. stay tuned to the forecast. tune back in later with gary and sue at 5:00. 54 today. a.m. sun, after clouds. late day showers.
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wind out of the west at 5. rain transitioning to snow parts of the region later. 33the overnight low. there's your accuweather seven- day forecast, clouds tomorrow and possibility of snow for parts of the area. again, yet to be determined how much we might receive, if anything at all. 36 there on sunday. windy sunday. we warm it up for monday. that's weather. now over to tony and some very special guests. yes indeed, tucker. some of your favorites. this weekend kids of all ages can get in on toe tapping fun. that's because the mystery machine makes a stop in d.c. bringing along our favorite characters to the stage at the warner theater to solve a big mystery there. the gang from scooby doo live is here. very excited about this. we have daphne, shaggy, freddie, velma, and scooby doo. yeah! you guys, we're so happy to have you here.
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are you excited to be in washington? >> yes. >> absolutely. >> it's our first time. >> first time in washington? been in the mystery machine. you've been traveling around a little little bit. tell us where you've been. shaggy? >> all around the east coast, going to all different theaters, trying to solve mysteries. >> and have you, daphne, have you solved some? >> yeah, and now we're at the warner theater in d.c. we're going to solve a mystery of the theater ghost by disguising ourselves as a band. >> oh, very good. very good. freddie, the audience can actually get involved in this process? can they help? >> absolutely. we encourage you to bring your whole name to the warner theater. we have a 3:00 and 6:00 this saturday. we'll need all the help we can get. the more the merrier. >> velma, you've been solving mysteries for a long time now. have you ever encountered a mystery that really you couldn't crack? >> absolutely not. and i'm confident that we will
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crack this mystery, too. but we are going to need your help. we need you to be there and have your mystery solving pants on. >> scooby doo, ready for this one? going to be tough. washington has a lot of ghosts and scary things. don't get nervous, though. don't get nervous. did you bring scooby snacks? >> ate them all. he got nervous. >> this is great. you're going to do a little number for us now, right? what are you going to do? >> it's a little number that we're doing that we're practicing for the theater ghost. you get a sneak peek. >> the snow is scooby-doo live. ticket information on our web site, myfoxdc.com. taking place this weekend. here we go, the scooby-doo gang. >> all right, gang. ♪
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>> hey, we're mystery inc. >> scooby old pal, where are you? ♪ scooby doo, where are you? we've got some work to do now ♪ ♪ scooby doobie doo, where are you, we need some help from you now ♪ ♪ come on, scooby doo, i see you ♪ ♪ pretending you got a sliver ♪ ♪ you're not fooling me, because i can see ♪ ♪ the way you shake and shiver ♪ ♪ scoob, where are you ♪ we're going to make music ♪ ♪ we're mystery inc. now playing in town ♪ we're mystery inc., we're making the music ♪ ♪ we'll take you up while we're getting down ♪ ♪ we're mystery inc., we're ready
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to help out ♪ ♪ we're mystery inc., we're really prepared ♪ ♪ we're mystery inc. ♪ ♪ we love to be professionally scared ♪ ♪ we got a mystery to solve, so scooby doo get ready for your act ♪ don't hold back ♪ ♪ because scooby doo when you come through, you're going to have yourself a scooby snack, that's a fact ♪ ♪ hee hee hee hee hee ♪ scooby doobie doo, here are you, you're ready and you're willing ♪ ♪ we can count on you, scooby doo, i know we'll catch the villan ♪ ♪ hee hee hee hee! ♪ ♪ scooby-doo ♪
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welcome back. in the buzz bin, rapper two chains is arrested on the eastern shore. >> he had a show last night at the university of maryland eastern shore. state troopers pulled over a van that 2 chainz was riding in. he was reportedly arrested for pot possession, but he says, this is the kicker, the troopers wanted their picture taken with him. he posted it online, saying lock me up, then wanted pictures. smh. shake my head. two chainz everybody, keeping it classy. turning to "american idol," next stop, vegas. last night the judges trimmed it down to the top 40 finalists and one of them may be the new
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front runner. >> angela miller blew away the judges and me. keith urban said it could already be a radio hit. the quirky zannette made the cut, despite making up a song the day before, yelling at the band and dropping one of her drum sticks. kezbon had an original song, but she's heading home. >> that side show is over. coming up, giving up sex for a closer relationship with god. how do you break the news to your boyfriend? it's today's ask allison. >> that's heavy stuff. later, a treasure on ice. we're going to check in with holly morris at the verizon center hanging out with all of your favorite disney characters.
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welcome back. this week more than 50 of your favorite disney characters will hit the ice at the verizon center. it's called treasure trove. and fans of the mouse can expect endless riches. >> almost nor get about the mouse -- forget about the mouse. holly? >> reporter: disney is the house mouse built. in case you're wondering, mickey is a big part of this show. all the characters coming out when it comes to treasure trove, because it is just that. sarah is the tour coordinator. i was thinking, there is no small deal when it comes to disney. everything is a big deal. >> this is true. >> reporter: as it should be. >> the magic is all encompassing. >> reporter: the magic is all encompassing. tell me what a tour coordinator does. >> a little bit of everything.
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basically my job is to keep morale up as far as the entire cast and crew that travels with almost 100 people. includes our cast, who are from all over the world, and our crew, and our merchandizing department and then the staff as well. lot of people. >> reporter: we underestimate how difficult it is keeping morale up. when you have to come out and perform and be on your game every time you do it, you have a big job. >> right. >> reporter: how do you train for being a tour coordinator? >> organization, organization, organization. definitely. you have a million details coming at you every day. so i write a lot of things down. >> reporter: good for you. lot of post it notes. >> and using technology like your smartphones and things like that. when you're trying to keep 100 people going, follow up, follow up. >> reporter: enough about the job. let's talk about you. i was reading that you rock at authentic mexican cooking. >> i'm okay, yes. my mom and grandma would be proud of me.
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they taught me well. >> reporter: how do you do that on the road? >> you know, as a very growing population in the united states, you can actually find those ingredients pretty much anywhere. and we like to definitely try different mexican food around this country. when you're really creating for mom, chop something up. >> reporter: margarita on the side, and good to go. i was reading you like to try the different foods. have you tried any in d.c. yet? >> i have. >> reporter: some you like maybe? >> yes. i have definitely have some here in the downtown area, maybe some of your local favorites like the bus boys and poets. >> reporter: oh, yeah. >> we like to eat where the locals eat. we ask, where would you go? >> reporter: we're going to talk about local eateries and you are going to watch another wonderful performance. let's hand it over and dig a little deeper.
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♪ don't matter what you look like ♪ ♪ don't matter what you wear ♪ how many rings you got on your finger, we don't care, no, we don't care ♪ ♪ don't matter where you come from ♪ ♪ don't even matter what you are ♪ a dog, a pig, a goat, we have them all in here ♪ ♪ and they all do what they want ♪ you got to dig a little deeper, find out who you are ♪ ♪ dig a little deeper ♪ ♪ it really ain't that far ♪ ♪ when you find out who you are, you'll find out what you need ♪ ♪ you've got the sunshine guaranteed ♪ ♪ prince froggy was a rich little boy and wanted to be rich again
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♪ did it make him happy then? no ♪ money ain't got no soul, money ain't got no heart ♪ ♪ >> reporter: here's what you need to know, disney on ice only in town through monday here at the verizon center. the show is called treasure trove. they have one show tonight at 7:30. three shows saturday. two shows on sunday i should say. and an afternoon performance on president's day, monday, at 12:30. myfoxdc.com is our web site. we have a link so you can get your tickets now. back to you. ♪ tell me something good ♪ all right. today's ask allison tackles the topic of sex and religion. a viewer writes, i have been sexually active with my boyfriend for four years. i want a closer relationship with god, so i want to stop and wait for marriage. how do i get my boyfriend on
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the same page? i fear when i abstain, he'll cheat to get his needs met. please help. viewer, thank you for writing in. we've been talking about it. this is a tricky one. let me just say that i applaud your decision and i wish you good luck sticking with your choice to become celibate. it's your choice. if he's on the same page and loves you and plans on getting married, then perhaps he will honor your request and maybe this will lead him to having a closer relationship with god and you in the process. here's what i would do, i would sit him down and tell him how you feel, including the fact that you want to stay with him and you don't want him to go outside of the relationship and cheat. i suspect it will be a lot for him to digest, and i can't tell you how he might respond. but you have to be ready for him to not bready to embark on this spiritual journey with you. or maybe he will. i hope you get the answer that
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you want. here's another thing, no woman should think by being intimate with a man will be enough to keep him. a lot of folk deal with cheating, even when those needs are being met. in the end there are more important factors to make a relationship work, not just what goes on in the bedroom. i hope you can find that middle ground. with that said, you are asking a lot of your boyfriend. if he hasn't brought up this to you, then you are asking him to change his behavior and more importantly, the behavior and the culture that you two have been engaged in for four years because of your spiritual epiphany. if he isn't interested in being celibate and you aren't married, you have to understand he might not want to stay in this relationship. you need to prepare yourself for that possibility. but here's the thing, keep your eyes on the big picture here. you will also simultaneously be
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preparing yourself for your future husband, which is ultimately what you say that you are hoping for, right? if your heart and your spiritual conviction is telling you to go in this direction, by all means go for it. remember, you might not get him on the same page as you said, but that's not what you're doing this for. your conviction isn't to keep a boyfriend, but to get closer to god. i wish you the best of luck with everything. if you ever a question you'd like to ask answered, go to myfoxdc.com, click on the morning tab, the tab to ask allison. we do that in the 9:00 hour on friday mornings. it's a big thing to ask. >> again, you answered it very well. i'm going to start writing questions to you. >> come on, tony. >> good advice. >> good luck to you. >> to both of them. >> right. it's 9:53 now. coming up, i've been saying i have a confession. i'm going to share my secret. please don't judge me. coming up next.
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>> now you're scaring me. >> don't be scared. 
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♪ rocket man ♪ on screen you're seeing jim, one of our other floor men. >> today's pet of the day has special connections. meet rocket, everybody. hence the song, "rocket man." >> what a cutie. >> i am the crazy dog lady. here's my confession, rocket is now my new old dog. rocket is eight years old. this is my confession. i'm a big believer that things happen for a reason. my husband met this dog when he was walking. the dog was walking with a foster mom from the maryland rescue. mark didn't know the dog didn't have a forever home. he striked up a conversation.
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turns out his elderly owner died around the same time as my sweet granny died and the family didn't have room for rocket. okay, so they surrendered the dog with love. this dog happens to be the same breed of dog as my sweet old shelby who passed away at 18 years old. i thought maybe upstairs granny and shelby were saying, let's send her this dog. here's the final thing. would he get along with my other two dogs? here they all are on my couch. now we have a house full of wonderful rescues. there's brownie, lady bird and rocket at the top. like they have lived together all of their lives. >> that's great. >> our home is bursting at the seams. we're so happy. i'm so excited about it.
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he's such a love. >> and you were kind of afraid to tell people. >> they're going to think i'm crazy. >> no. we think you're wonderful. >> i feel like, okay -- >> you have three kids, now three dogs. the story is great. i'll bet you're right, you were sent that dog -- >> they were up there saying, let's send her this dog. >> every time we have dogs on the show, every monday, she is close to adopting a dog. >> i say no. but this dog came to us. i felt it was our duty. for a chance to see your friend as our pet of the day like we showed rocket, send a picture and your pet's name to petpics@wttg.com. >> that was a wonderful thing you did. and that was not a quick story. >> running out of time. >> let's do weather really quick. live shot. sunshine now. rain showers later this afternoon and tonight. could transition to snow for parts of the area.